Flow Kana Event Staff Lead: Extended Los Angeles Area
Who we are:
Flow Kana is a leader in sustainable, sungrown cannabis representing two of California's most special micro-climates and the small farmer ecosystems. We give scale to premier, artisan farmers in Mendocino County and Southern Humboldt by distributing branded products through both wholesale and retail channels.
As a company we value humility, accountability, kindness, grit and a pioneering spirit. Through a values-driven approach and a regulated market, we have the chance to break down prohibition stigmas to show that cannabis will play an important role in treating many common medical conditions.
Event Staff Lead Job Description:
We are looking for a leader with proven management experience to be the Event Staff Lead to join our growing company in the Bay Area region. In this role, you will be responsible to set-up the brand activation, communicate with the producers and manage the experience onsite. You will organize the staff and take care of all the preparation through execution of 3-5 local events per month. You will help create and lead an Event Staff team that will be the face and voice of our company, build brand recognition, and successfully promote our products and services. You will communicate and engage with customers to create memorable experiences at events and on social media and increase our company’s brand awareness to generate new sales opportunities.
Event Staff Duties and Responsibilities
-Work with SoCal Event Coordinator to locate new events, prepare for scheduled events, train staff
-Work onsite to set-up, execute, and take-down 3-5 local events per month as the manager of the event and as a spokesperson for our company
-Follow procedures for training staff, updating events on social media, working with: customers, vendors, event staff and press inquiries
-Organize SWAG merchandise and pre-order for upcoming events
-Keep event materials organized and reorder items as needed
-Recap events following wrap-up procedures for photos, financials, staffing and social
-Understand our brand messages and products to fully inform potential customers and to train all Event Staff before each event
-Engage customers with genuine conversations, hands-on activities, and give-aways to reinforce brand messages
-Promote partner dispensaries with referral incentive programs
-Provide feedback to the Event Staff Coordinator: customer comments, improvements, problems
Event Staff Lead Requirements and Qualifications
-3-5 years previous work experience as a Brand Ambassador, Promoter, Event Staff
-2 years management experience: multiple staff members, multiple projects
-2 personal references from co-workers
-Self sufficient problem solver that can make quick, smart decisions and work with change
-Ability to talk about cannabis, sustainability and/or organic agriculture and our brand intelligently and passionately
-Ability to work with different personalities and create a smooth operating team
-Engaging, outgoing, approachable personality
-Hard-working, reliable, team member
-Ability to work under pressure while remaining gracious and level headed
-Ability to lift 40 lbs and work on your feet for several hours
-Willing to work days, nights, weekends
-Willing to travel, some overnights required
This is a part-time position; you can expect to work 20-40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work is required. Travel is required, must have your own reliable transportation.